Benjamin Everett Beavin, Jr., 94 of Linthicum Heights, passed away on January 9, 2022, after a long illness that began with a fall in 2019. Mr. Beavin was born on October 29, 1927, in Baltimore City to the late Benjamin E. and Eleanor (nee Cromwell) Beavin, Sr.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years, Corrine W. Beavin and his daughter, Eleanor B. Hoyt. He is survived by his daughter, Marcia B. Bennett and her husband, David; his son Benjamin E. Beavin, III; as well as his grandchildren, Lindsay Rae Ledebur and Jenna Corrine Bennett and two great-grandchildren.
A lifelong civil and environmental engineer, “Ben” worked as a project engineer and project manager at the Beavin Company since its founding in 1955 by his father, Benjamin Everett Beavin, Sr. He became senior partner in 1972. A 1950 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate, Ben retired from the Company in 1997.
In addition to being a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, he held many memberships in engineering organizations and related societies. Additionally, he was a past president of the Baltimore Association of Members of the American Society of Civil Engineers from 1981 to 1982. In retirement, he served on the Transportation Professional Services Selection Board.
As an amateur photographer, Ben greatly enjoyed taking pictures of nature, especially animals and flowers. Some of his favorite activities included playing golf and bridge, researching facts about his family’s genealogy and being a member of the local duckpin bowling league. One of his favorite vacation spots was Alaska, where he and wife Corrine took their first helicopter ride.
Community and family life were very important to Ben. He worshiped at St. John Lutheran Church, participated in the local Elementary School PTA and was a member of the Anne Arundel Historical Society.
The family will receive visitors at Singleton Funeral & Cremation Services, P.A., 1 2nd Ave. SW (at Crain Hwy) on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from 3-7 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Linthicum on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 10 AM. The Interment will be held at St. Anne’s Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Annapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ben’s name to St. John Lutheran Church, 300 West Maple Road, Linthicum, MD 21090.